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May 23, 2017

Indigenous child advocate Cindy Blackstock was awarded the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) award for Outstanding Service to Humanity at the congress's 2017 national convention in Toronto last week.

May 16, 2017

Anti-poverty activists in Ontario are calling the provincial government's announcement of a basic income pilot project for low-income adults a positive first step, but say more must be done to help

Labour leaders in Ontario are criticizing the provincial government's plans to pilot a guaranteed basic income for individuals with low incomes, saying it doesn't address a broken social assistance

May 8, 2017

Over the past 12 months, the average Canadian wage has been falling, once inflation is included. Economy growth is weak. The cost of housing is rising – skyrocketing, in some regions. Part-time and temporary work is growing. It’s a stressful time – what’s there to be so happy about?

May 6, 2017

May 5, 2017

The CALM annual report provides CALM members a snapshot of the year that was: from our finances and staffing, to our services and resources, this report stands as a record for the work that CALM has u

April 27, 2017

April 26, 2017

Depuis cinq ans, presque tous les trimestres, les médias nationaux nous présentent une variation sur un même thème : les cinq grandes banques du Canada ont connu une autre période de bénéfices sans

April 25, 2017

Strong solidarity and enormous political pressure caused the Nipissing and Parry Sound Children’s Aid Society (CAS) to make an eleventh-hour decision to end the labour dispute it began four months ago.

Rules, award categories, deadlines, and fee structure for the 2017 CALM Awards.

April 18, 2017

Recently, to fulfill their promise of ensuring that every family in Quebec will have a family doctor, Quebec Liberal Minister of Health Dr.

March 29, 2017

Just about every quarter over the past five years, a variation on a theme appears in the national news: Canada’s big five banks posted another period of record profit.

Kevin O’Leary, the Boston-based former CBC personality said that if he were ever elected, he would make unions illegal. He is one of 14 people running to lead the Conservative Party of Canada.

March 23, 2017

CALM Editor Nora Loreto searched for media releases from all CALM members who are national unions, and whose media releases were available.

March 22, 2017

After the Trudeau government introduced its first budget last year, Canada’s unions were optimistic, but knew that much more would be needed to really build a fairer and more prosperous Canada.